Erskine Summary: The IRS has privately ruled that transactions between a marital trust and a decedent's children from his first marriage to resolve discord between his surviving spouse and her stepchildren over the management of…more
The IRS treats the tangible artwork and the intangible copyrights as two separate assets, so collectors and artists have an advantage on gifting each separately to charitable and non-charitable beneficiaries for both estate and…more
A short summary of the changes required for estate planning and document drafting as a result of the 2010 Tax Act based on the new book out by Harold Zaritsky…more
Summary of how to evaluate the success of a client's estate plan…more
A recent report on repeat sales at public auction bu Mei-Moses show that Impressionist Art has a healthy return on investments of 11%.
In doing risk management for art collectors and other owners of unique assets, modeling…more
The volatility in the precious metals markets creates serious planning issues for estate planners for collectors of coins and artwork…more
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